Common Investment Mistakes

  • Making investment decisions based on emotions and not on facts
  • Choosing investments that are not suited to your goals or investment time horizon
  • Reacting to short-term events and not to long-term trends
  • Trying to time the market
  • Buying hot investments with no sound basis for your decision
  • Allowing fees, expenses, and/or commissions to become the major factors in making an investment decision
  • Allowing fear or greed to drive your investment decisions.